Table 3

Clinical overviews and opinion articles on the role of the family doctor in the management of adult obesity in primary care (over seven pages)

AuthorAnderson and Wadden130 Rao131 Simkin-Silverman
et al 132
Logue and Smucker133 Lyznicki
et al 134
Sherman
et al 135
Vallis
et al 136
Benotti137 Brown
et al 138
Choban
et al 139
TitleTreating the obese patient: suggestions for primary care practiceOffice-based strategies for the management of obesityTreatment of overweight and obesity in primary care practice: current evidence and future directionsObesity management in primary care: changing the status quoObesity: assessment and management in primary careHealth coaching integration into primary care for the treatment of obesityModified 5 As: minimal intervention for obesity counseling in primary carePatient preparation for bariatric surgeryLaparoscopic adjustable gastric bandingBariatric surgery for morbid obesity: why, who, when, how, where, and then what?
CountryUSAUSAUSAUSAUSAUSACanadaUSAAustraliaUSA
Year1999201020082001200120132013201420092002
Overview/opinionOverviewOverviewOverviewEditorialOverviewOpinionOverviewOverview (bariatric)Overview (bariatric)Overview (bariatric)
DiagnosisXXXXXXXXXX
CoordinationXXXXXXXX
Weight and heightXXXXXX
Waist circumferenceXXXX
System level/implementation
Doctor–patient relationship
Public health role
Prevention
Nutrition educationXXXXXX
Physical activity educationXXXX
Behaviour modificationXXXX
Counselling/psychologyX
Role modellingX
Group-based interventions
MedicationsXXXX
Bariatric surgery referralXXXXXX
Bariatric surgery work-upX
Bariatric surgery after careX
Commercial weight loss programme referralXX
Bariatric equipment in consultation room
Standard care undefined
Exact role uncertainXX
Person-centrednessXX
Whole person careXXXX